Wild Animals Protection in Kurdistan of Iraq

Wild Animals Protection in Kurdistan of Iraq: Protecting the Wild Animals Life in Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Dohuk, IraqueDohuk, Iraque
Year Founded:
2015
Organization type: 
nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector
Project Stage:
Idea
Budget: 
$10,000 - $50,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

Concise Summary: Help us pitch this solution! Provide an explanation within 3-4 short sentences.

This project is related with protecting the wild life and animals in Kurdistan of Iraq from human activities and potential diseases. This issue has not gotten its share from interesting so this will be a first ambitious step to take proceed like this important project.

WHAT IF - Inspiration: Write one sentence that describes a way that your project dares to ask, "WHAT IF?"

Taking care with wild animals and protecting them will be an important step for keeping the environment in balance and enhancing the economic status by increasing tourism that related with the natural life in the area.
About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

The problem is that the wild animals in Kurdistan of Iraq are in danger of extinction by illegal hunting or the diseases.

Solution: What is the proposed solution? Please be specific!

The solutions are urging the government to make official laws to protect the wild animals, establishing natural preserving parks, and increasing the conscious of the local people about the importance of preserving the wild animals as a national wealth and this can be done through holding conferences and meeting for them, making roaming clinics to help and aid the injured or sick animals.
Impact: How does it Work

Example: Walk us through a specific example(s) of how this solution makes a difference; include its primary activities.

The solutions are urging the government to make official laws to protect the wild animals, establishing natural preserving parks, and increasing the conscious of the local people about the importance of preserving the wild animals as a national wealth and this can be done through holding conferences and meeting for them, making roaming clinics to help and aid the injured or sick animals.

Impact: What is the impact of the work to date? Also describe the projected future impact for the coming years.

This project has a great impact not only on Kurdistan region but also on the world where the bio-science will face new discoveries where this area is impregnated with many possibilities of finding new species of animals and new characteristics related to them. The tourism activities will increase to explore this area that was hidden for long decades as a result; the economic life will be enhanced and refreshed. This project also repairs and develops the relationship between human and wild animals as an integrated cycle of life in the area.

Spread Strategies: Moving forward, what are the main strategies for scaling impact?

Surveying Kurdistan region for observing the wild animals and specifying their types, environments, and ways of living; Analyzing the related diseases and finding the best treatment for them; Protecting the animals from illegal hunting or destroying their environment by human activities; Spreading awareness of protecting the wild animals in the society and how they are important as a national wealth; Developing the existed natural reservation areas and founding new ones.
Sustainability

Financial Sustainability Plan: What is this solution’s plan to ensure financial sustainability?

This project mainly depends on volunteering to perform its actions but there well be a requirement for funding the equipment and tools, logistics and some other requirements.
Team

Team

Project Team # Name Position Location Role 1 Ammar Awni Muhammad Ameen Aldalawy Petroleum Engineer KAR Group/ Kurdistan/ Iraq Project Coordinator & Representative 2 Alaa Mustafa Hassan Hassan Instructor University of Kirkuk/ Iraq IT and Data Management 3 Dr. Sulaiman Tamer Saed Head of Kurdistan Organization for Animal Rights Protection (KOARP) Iraq/ Kurdistan/ Duhok Veterinary Physician/ Field working Processor (anesthesia, gathering samples, Disease detection, diagnosis, and treatment/ Field laboratory management 4 Dr. Loqman Tayb Ommer Instructor Duhok university Veterinary Physician/ Field Team leader 5 Dr. Idress Ahmed Qro Veterinary Member in KOARP Office laboratory staff/ receiving the samples, saving and arranging them, applying the analysis and reporting the results (responsible of equipment in the lab.) 6 Mohamad yonis Ahmad Agronomist Animal Production Department in Barzan area Monitoring, detection, diagnosis, observing the nature, food, water, management, environment of the area that the animals live in it. Reporting all advantage and disadvantage characteristics in the park. 7 Assigned with beginning of the project Representative of Ministry of Environment Ministry of Environment Coordinating between the project team and the governmental establishments 8 Assigned with beginning of the project Driver - Transportation and routes guiding
Background
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Please confirm your role in the initiative (eg Founder/co-Founder) and your organisational title:

co-Founder (Kurdistan Organization of Animal Rights Protection)

Which of the 8 UN Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals) pre-selected for this competition does your solution relate most closely to? [select all that apply]

Responsible Consumption and Production, Climate Action.

Leadership and the Unilever Awards
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